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2014-10-21 16:28:12

The American Optometric Association reminds patients that yearly, comprehensive eye exams remain a critical pathway to eye and vision health ST. LOUIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early symptoms of diabetic eye and vision disorders are often subtle or unnoticed, but new technology, coupled with yearly, comprehensive eye exams, are improving patient outcomes and leading to earlier detection of eye diseases, including those associated with diabetes, which now affects 29 million...

2014-10-21 16:27:42

Waterproof Boots and Shoes Made in the USA LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Sloggers® U.S.A. announced their involvement with City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases, by sponsoring the institution's 5k walk, Walk for Hope, which supports women's cancers and cures. Walk for Hope is City of Hope's largest event with over 10,000 walkers in attendance annually. This year's 18(th) annual 5k...

2014-10-21 08:33:06

-- Enrollment in Huntington's Trial Suspended Pending Further Assessment of Preclinical Data -- SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today provided an update on OMS824, the company's phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10) inhibitor in development for the treatment of schizophrenia and Huntington's disease. OMS824 selectively inhibits PDE10, an enzyme expressed in areas of the brain linked to a wide range of diseases that affect cognition. Omeros has...

2014-10-15 08:29:01

-- Mark Pimentel, M.D., FRCP(C), of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Serves as Chairman -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologics and drugs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today the expansion of its Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) created to support development of SYN-010, the Company's statin-class candidate intended to...

2014-10-14 20:22:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual Promesa y Esperanza® (Promise and Hope) radio event once again united local Hispanic radio communities in a national effort and raised $439,119.00 in pledges to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152188 The week-long campaign culminated...

2014-10-07 08:29:23

Mayo Clinic to Provide Clinical Expertise across Multiple Disease Indications SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Genome, Inc., a leader in the development of novel medicines through innovative microbiome science, has entered into an extensive partnership with the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine to support the development of therapeutic products for multiple disease indications, starting with inflammatory bowel disease, metabolic...

2014-09-29 23:01:53

OZshoppe will be further expanding its reach to offer more value added services for its members. As the leading portal in health and family-oriented resources, OZshoppe is targeting families around the Central Business District (CBD) of Melbourne in Australia and the surrounding areas. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 OZshoppe is one of the latest and most exciting online portals for shopping and health in Australia where there are a broad range of information and products....

2014-09-24 23:10:18

Relationship to Improve Timely Access to Care for Pediatric Patients Impacted by Diseases of the Head and Neck Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology practice in the country, and Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, today announced an affiliation to help improve access to comprehensive care for pediatric patients...

2014-09-16 12:30:33

-- Mark Pimentel, M.D., of Cedars-Sinai Delivered Keynote Presentation on Mechanism of Action -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologic and drug programs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today the completion of the Company's Investor Day in New York which highlighted its irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) program, including...

2014-09-04 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco and alcohol increase for those who drink and smoke. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 443,000 people in the United States die of illnesses caused by tobacco each year. Meanwhile, about 88,000 die from alcohol-related illnesses. Diseases caused by smoking tobacco Smoking...


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General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

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2005-09-08 14:24:30

The earwigs are an order (Dermaptera) of insects characterized by large membraneous wings folded underneath short leathery forewings (thus the literal name of the order - "skin wings"). The abdomen extends well beyond the wings, and frequently ends in a pair of forceps-like cerci. With about 1,800 recorded species in 10 families, the order is relatively small among the Insecta, but the earwigs themselves are quite common throughout the world, often finding their way into houses, where they...

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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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